3 Works in The Mikado (Mikado)
14 May 2022
Once upon a time, there was a vast land made up of three kingdoms: New Yogo, Rota, and Kanbal. There had been peace between the kingdoms for many generations, but one day, a malevolent magic weaver used his dark arts to start building an army to conquer New Yogo and its neighboring nations.
The magic weaver chose a dark forest on the border between New Yogo and Rota to consolidate his power. No one who ventured into the forest ever returned. The magic weaver Isamu was a monster that every Yogoese child knew of, and his forest was the stuff of nightmares...
27 Jan 2021
Crown Prince Chagum, now fifteen, is sent on a suicide mission by his jealous, paranoid father, the Mikado. Suddenly the prince must evade assassins, escape pirates, and match wits with powerful forces that seek to use him as a pawn against his own country. Shuga has sent an ally, but if Chagum is to survive he must do so alone.
Takes place ~4 years after the anime. Adapted from the canon sequel to Guardian of the Spirit, 蒼路の旅人, by Nahoko Uehashi.
- Part 13 of Hunters
24 Dec 2009
"The fact of the matter is," said the Imperial Prince formerly known as Nanki-Poo, "that times have moved on, and it is no longer sufficient for those of higher birth to be merely of symbolic use to the country and it devolves to us to develop more practical talents with which to serve Japan."